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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.03
WLH's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. WLH: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WLH' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.06 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03
Equity to Asset 0.32
WLH's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. WLH: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WLH' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.03  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.32
-0.03
0.42
Interest Coverage N/A
WLH's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
82% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 19.52 vs. WLH: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WLH' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 5018.66 Max: N/A
Current: N/A
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 2.02
M-Score: -2.53
WACC vs ROIC
6.05%
3.40%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.91
WLH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. WLH: 6.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WLH' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.26  Med: -13.39 Max: 9.76
Current: 6.91
-65.26
9.76
Net-margin (%) 4.98
WLH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. WLH: 4.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WLH' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.23  Med: -4.51 Max: 22.55
Current: 4.98
-85.23
22.55
ROE (%) 9.91
WLH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. WLH: 9.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WLH' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -166.39  Med: -1.91 Max: 51.99
Current: 9.91
-166.39
51.99
ROA (%) 3.16
WLH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. WLH: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WLH' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.74  Med: -1.9 Max: 16.23
Current: 3.16
-33.74
16.23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.89
WLH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.36 vs. WLH: 5.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WLH' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.89  Med: -5.98 Max: 685.54
Current: 5.89
-53.89
685.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.50
WLH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. WLH: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WLH' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57  Med: -1.5 Max: 62.3
Current: -1.5
-57
62.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 48.10
WLH's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. WLH: 48.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WLH' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 10.5 Max: 76.9
Current: 48.1
0
76.9
» WLH's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-06)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

WLH Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ken Fisher 148,691 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 45,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 19,600 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 1,131,000 sh (+3.67%)
John Paulson 3,322,666 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,671,418 sh (-0.67%)
RS Investment Management 1,203,003 sh (-19.37%)
Chuck Royce 519,141 sh (-29.38%)
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Q4 2015

WLH Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 11,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 164,573 sh (+10.68%)
Chuck Royce 522,141 sh (+0.58%)
John Paulson 3,322,666 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,656,659 sh (-0.88%)
Ken Heebner 911,000 sh (-19.45%)
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Q1 2016

WLH Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Chuck Royce 746,141 sh (+42.90%)
Ken Heebner 1,051,000 sh (+15.37%)
John Paulson 3,322,666 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 164,573 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q2 2016

WLH Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Chuck Royce 818,741 sh (+9.73%)
John Paulson 3,322,666 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner 1,031,000 sh (-1.90%)
Ken Fisher 146,677 sh (-10.87%)
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Business Description

Industry: Homebuilding & Construction » Residential Construction
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Traded in other countries:2LW.Germany,
William Lyon Homes along with its subsidiaries designs, constructs & sells single-family detached & attached homes in California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Washington & Oregon. Its segments are California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Washington & Oregon.

William Lyon Homes Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware on July 15, 1999. On May 21, 2013, the Company completed its initial public offering. The Company together with its subsidiaries is the Western U.S. regional homebuilders. It is mainly engaged in the design, construction and sale of single-family detached and attached homes in California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Washington and Oregon. The Company conducts its homebuilding operations through six reportable operating segments; California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Washington and Oregon. It designs, constructs and sells various homes designed to meet the specific needs of each of its markets. The Company makes use of advertising and other promotional activities, including on-line and social media, brochures, and the placement of strategically located sign boards in the immediate areas of its developments. In addition, the Company markets all of its products through the internet via email lists and interest lists, as well as its website at www.lyonhomes.com. In general, the Company's advertising emphasizes each project's strengths, the quality and value of its products and its reputation in the marketplace. The Company and its competitors are subject to various local, state and federal statutes, ordinances, rules and regulations concerning zoning, building design, construction and similar matters, including local regulation which imposes restrictive zoning and density requirements in order to limit the number of homes that can ultimately be built within the boundaries of a particular project.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 11.06
WLH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.44 vs. WLH: 11.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WLH' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.88  Med: 10.03 Max: 21.34
Current: 11.06
3.88
21.34
Forward P/E 5.21
WLH's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.67 vs. WLH: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.06
WLH's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
65% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. WLH: 11.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WLH' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.88  Med: 10.03 Max: 21.34
Current: 11.06
3.88
21.34
P/B 0.85
WLH's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. WLH: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WLH' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.3 Max: 2.63
Current: 0.85
0.4
2.63
P/S 0.55
WLH's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. WLH: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WLH' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.56
Current: 0.55
0.28
1.56
EV-to-EBIT 19.10
WLH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 12.03 vs. WLH: 19.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WLH' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.8  Med: 21.1 Max: 84.1
Current: 19.1
14.8
84.1
EV-to-EBITDA 18.64
WLH's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
73% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. WLH: 18.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WLH' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.9  Med: 19.9 Max: 58
Current: 18.64
13.9
58
Shiller P/E 0.01
WLH's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 32.20 vs. WLH: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WLH' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.01
Current: 0.01
Current Ratio 4.67
WLH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. WLH: 4.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WLH' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 6.12 Max: 12.29
Current: 4.67
1.21
12.29
Quick Ratio 0.12
WLH's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. WLH: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WLH' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.39 Max: 2.2
Current: 0.12
0.12
2.2
Days Inventory 609.71
WLH's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
98% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 78.06 vs. WLH: 609.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WLH' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 468.92  Med: 580.21 Max: 873.41
Current: 609.71
468.92
873.41
Days Sales Outstanding 2.65
WLH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
96% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 47.54 vs. WLH: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WLH' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 17.88 Max: 145.51
Current: 2.65
5.9
145.51
Days Payable 31.79
WLH's Days Payable is ranked lower than
58% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 37.45 vs. WLH: 31.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WLH' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.96  Med: 13.83 Max: 30.71
Current: 31.79
6.96
30.71

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -29.30
WLH's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. WLH: -29.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WLH' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -209.9  Med: 0 Max: 4.3
Current: -29.3
-209.9
4.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.17
WLH's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. WLH: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
WLH' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 2.11 Max: 3
Current: 1.17
1
3
Price/Tangible Book 0.96
WLH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. WLH: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WLH' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.6 Max: 2.79
Current: 0.96
0.81
2.79
Price/Median PS Value 0.65
WLH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. WLH: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WLH' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.59
Current: 0.65
0.56
1.59
Price/Graham Number 0.69
WLH's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
75% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. WLH: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WLH' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.69
0.58
1.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.20
WLH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. WLH: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WLH' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 4.7 Max: 6.8
Current: 5.2
1.2
6.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -182.49
WLH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. WLH: -182.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WLH' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -92.5  Med: -59.1 Max: -2.1
Current: -182.49
-92.5
-2.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,245
EPS (TTM) $ 1.60
Beta2.05
Short Percentage of Float31.50%
52-Week Range $7.61 - 24.18
Shares Outstanding (Mil)31.68

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 1,437 1,736
EPS ($) 2.26 3.40
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.26 3.40
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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